strident Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “strident” in the English Dictionary

"strident" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈstraɪ.dənt/

strident adjective (LOUD)

A strident ​sound is ​loud, ​unpleasant, and ​rough: People are put off by his strident ​voice.

strident adjective (FORCEFUL)

expressing or ​expressed in ​forcefullanguage that does not ​try to ​avoidupsetting other ​people: a strident ​newspaperarticle They are ​becomingincreasingly strident in ​theircriticism of ​governmenteconomicpolicy.
noun [U] uk   us   /-də
As the ​situationbecomes more ​desperate, there is a ​growing stridency in the ​appeals for ​aid.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She has always stridently ​denied the ​accusations against her. He is stridently ​opposed to ​abortion.
(Definition of strident from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strident" in American English

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 us   /ˈstrɑɪ·dənt/
forceful, or very ​loud: strident ​criticism a strident ​voice
(Definition of strident from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strident”
in Arabic حادّ…
in Korean 귀에 거슬리는…
in Portuguese estridente…
in Catalan estrident…
in Japanese 耳障りな, うるさい, かん高い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大声的, 刺耳的,尖厉的…
in Turkish keskin, tiz, acı…
in Russian резкий, громогласный, пронзительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大聲的, 刺耳的,尖厲的…
in Italian stridente…
in Polish ostry…
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